Richard L. Lawrence, 78, of Zanesville, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2021 at Genesis Morrison House.
He was born on April 20, 1943, son of the late, John Lawrence and Golda Arnold Lawrence. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of South Zanesville. Richard worked on his father’s farm from 1962-1979. He was a gentle, caring generous man loved by all who knew him.
He is survived by his caregiver and friend, Rev. Peter Mathewson; church family, cousins, neighbors, and friends.
Calling hours will be held at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesday May 25, 2021, at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home, where services will take place at 12:00 PM with Pastor Dave Nuhfer officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park.
DeLong-Baker and Lanning Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
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